1.1 This guide covers the basic tests which shall be conducted on amusement rides and devices during prototype development, installation or erection, following major modifications, and during normal operation to determine that the performance of a given ride or device meets the manufacturer’s specified design criteria.

Note 1—The following standards developed by Committee F24 contain information relative to this guide: Specification F 698, Practices E 1212, F 1193, and F 770, Terminology E 1316, and Terminology F 747.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.